Company Overview of Point72 Asset Management, L.P.
Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a privately owned family office. The firm invests in the public equity markets. It employs long/short equity strategy to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as S.A.C. Capital Advisors L.P. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. was founded in 1992 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut with additional offices in Tokyo, Japan; Hong Kong; Singapore; Boston, Massachusetts; and New York City.
72 Cummings Point Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Founded in 1992
Key Executives for Point72 Asset Management, L.P.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and Chairman
Director of Research and Head of Equities
Managing Director, Acting General Counsel, and Chief Compliance and Surveillance Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Key Developments
Point72 Asset Management Appoints Kevin J. O’Connor as General Counsel
May 6 15
Kevin J. O’Connor is joining Point72 Asset Management (Point72 or the Firm) as General Counsel. O’Connor began his legal career clerking for the Hon. William H. Timbers of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and subsequently joined the SEC, where he investigated securities fraud cases on behalf of the government. After his service with the SEC, Mr. O’Connor returned to Connecticut and practiced law, becoming a partner at the then firm of Day, Berry & Howard in 2001. In 2002, he returned to public service when President George W. Bush nominated him to serve as the U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, a position for which he was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. O’Connor served as U.S. Attorney until 2008 when President Bush nominated him to serve as Associate Attorney General, the third-highest ranking position at the DOJ in Washington, D.C. O’Connor was unanimously confirmed again by the Senate and served in that position until 2009. As Associate Attorney General, Mr. O'Connor was responsible for overseeing the work of thirteen components in the DOJ, including the Tax, Antitrust, Environment & Natural Resources, Civil Rights and Civil Divisions, the Offices of Justice Programs and Information and Privacy, the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, and the United States Trustees. In addition to his public service, O’Connor has a decade of private law firm experience, most recently serving as a partner in Bracewell & Giuliani, where chaired the firm’s white collar practice.
Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Appoints Michael Zea Chief of Strategy
Apr 23 15
Point72 Asset Management, L.P. announced that Michael Zea has joined the company as its Chief of Strategy. Mr. Zea will begin at the Firm on May 4, 2015. As the Chief of Strategy, Mr. Zea will lead Point72’s exploration of new investment areas for deploying the
Stamford-based family office’s surplus capital. Mr. Zea and his team will also examine the Firm’s operations and processes and recommend ways for it to operate more thoughtfully and efficiently. Mr. Zea was previously an Executive Vice President at Aimia Inc.
Point72 Asset Management LP Hires Jaimi Goodfriend as Director of Academy Initiative
Apr 13 15
Point72 Asset Management LP announced that Jaimi Goodfriend will head Point72 Academy as its first director. The academy is Point72's initiative to recruit and train new college graduates as long/short equities investment professionals. Goodfriend will be responsible for creating and teaching the academy's curriculum, teaching financial modeling, research skills and methods for sector- and company-specific research. She was an adjunct lecturer at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and DePaul University in Chicago.
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